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J.P.Morgan Corporate Challenge 5.6k

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge® began simply enough, as great ideas often do.

Inspired by its successful sponsorship of the New York City Marathon, officials at the bank looked for a way to create an event solely for corporate runners, and at a distance for which even a busy executive would have time to train. It was decided to try a single Corporate Challenge® race at 5.6 kilometers.

The idea took on a life of its own in 1977 when 200 runners from 50 companies gathered in Central Park for the inaugural race in what then was called the Manufacturers Hanover Corporate Challenge®. The idea was an obvious hit. The Series has done nothing but grow, and grow, and grow since.

Runners finish the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Frankfurt, the largest race in the Corporate Challenge Series

Runners finish the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Frankfurt, the largest race in the Corporate Challenge Series

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